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Hockney Meets Van Gogh in Amsterdam

David Hockney Hockney’s works are being displayed for the first time in the Netherlands at the Van Gogh Museum until the May 26. The exhibition ‘Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature’ displays the unquestionable influence that Vincent van Gogh’s work had on Hockney’s aesthetic. By IMELDA LOAKES David Hockney is one of the […]

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The SIS Empowerment: Students Take the Stage

The SIS Empowerment: Students Take the Stage So many hours are spent yearly on a final thesis which will determine whether you will graduate from the university programme which you’ve put so much hard work into for years. But does anyone actually end up reading the paper that determines their future, except for the professor […]

Amsterdam Exhibition Examines Femininity in the Modern World

  New Femininity #3, ongoing at Melkweg until March 10, is an exhibition focused on answering the questions of what it means to be a woman and feel feminine in modern society. Its organizer, ‘Curated by GIRLS’, is a platform based in Berlin that gathers international artists focused on the same goal: gender equality. The […]

Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival

Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival February 27, 2019 By IOANA PINTILIE This edition of Sonic Acts Festival surprised the public with a new, powerful theme: Hereafter. At its 25th edition, the four-day festival (February 21-24) was not a nostalgic union that stuck to the past; instead, it embraced important matters surrounding humanity’s current […]

First Ever Amsterdam Ramen Festival Attracts Hundreds

Sunday, February 17 saw the first ever Ramen Festival in Amsterdam, which took place at restaurant De Bajes, Utrechtsestraat. The event is the brainchild of Susam Pang, the festival founder and one of the co-creators of Foodbloggers Award. A number of Japanese restaurants set up stands at the festival, offering various types of ramen and […]

This Variation: an Experience Tailored for the Mind

Tino Sehgal’s 2012 performance art masterpiece, This Variation, is being re-enacted at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from February 4 until March 3, 2019. This elaborate ‘constructed situation’, as Sehgal refers to his performance artworks, is among the most intricate and gripping works from his oeuvre. Consisting of a combination of experienced and new Sehgal […]